Mumbai, June 30 (PTI) With 903 new patients being reported, coronavirus case tally in Mumbai increased to 77,197 on Tuesday while death toll rose to 4,554 with 93 fatalities, said the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC).
36 of the deaths took place since Monday evening while 57 deaths had taken place earlier, said a BMC release.
The number of recovered COVID-19 patients increased to 44,170 with 625 patients being discharged from hospitals in the city on Tuesday.
At present there are 28,473 active COVID-19 cases while 818 new suspected coronavirus patients were admitted to the hospitals. PTI KK KRK KRK 06302205 NNNNed last week after American soccer leaders acknowledged a change in sentiment among the public since the death of George Floyd sparked global anti-racism protests.
“FIFA strongly advocates for tolerance, mutual respect and common sense when such important matters are debated,” world soccer's governing body said in a statement to The Associated Press when asked about Trump's comments.
“FIFA has a zero-tolerance approach to incidents of all forms of discrimination in football, as outlined in the FIFA Statutes. We must all say no to racism and no to violence.”
FIFA President Gianni Infantino introduced Trump at a dinner at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland in January, expressing a desire to "make sure that the 'American dream' becomes reality, not only in America, as we have seen, but all over the world.”
In response to Trump's tweet, FIFA said Infantino's “position on the player's rights to express themselves against racism, discrimination and violence was clearly stated two weeks ago and it has not changed.”
Infantino signaled support for on-field protests after American midfielder Weston McKennie wore an armband while playing for Schalke in Germany with the handwritten message “Justice for George” around his left arm. (AP)
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